ELECTIONS · POLITICS · WORLD NEWS

Trump retweets Russian propaganda about Biden that US intel agencies say is intended to influence 2020 election_Femi Ehiabhi

President Donald Trump on Sunday night retweeted Russian propaganda about former Vice President Joe Biden that the US intelligence community recently announced was part of Moscow's ongoing effort to "denigrate" the Democrat ahead of November's election. Late Sunday, Trump amplified a tweet that contained audiotapes of a 2016 conversation between Biden and then-Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko --… Continue reading Trump retweets Russian propaganda about Biden that US intel agencies say is intended to influence 2020 election_Femi Ehiabhi

HEALTH · RELIGION

Review your stand on no weekday worship, Oyedepo advices Sanwo-Olu_Femi Ehiabhi

Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo has decreed that the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu should allow churches to also open on weekdays in the state. In Lagos, churches only open on Sundays and mosques on Fridays. But Oyedepo, on Sunday during worship service at Canaanland, Ogun State berated the Lagos State Government… Continue reading Review your stand on no weekday worship, Oyedepo advices Sanwo-Olu_Femi Ehiabhi

ECONOMY · FINANCE · HEALTH

COVID-19: States to get $2.5m performance-based grants for tax relief_Femi Ehiabhi

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Sunday said that each state government would receive USD2.5 million performance-based grants for implementing tax relief programmes for individual taxpayers and businesses to mitigate COVID-19 impact. The forum disclosed this in a statement issued by the Head, Media and Public Affairs of NGF Secretariat, Mr Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, in Abuja… Continue reading COVID-19: States to get $2.5m performance-based grants for tax relief_Femi Ehiabhi

HEALTH

Covid-19: 325 new cases in Nigeria_Femi Ehoabhi

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has reported three hundred and twenty-five (325) new cases of COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria. The health agency at exactly 11:26 pm on Saturday night, August 15, confirmed the new cases in on its official account on the microblogging site, Twitter. The development brings the overall confirmed cases of the dreaded… Continue reading Covid-19: 325 new cases in Nigeria_Femi Ehoabhi

EDUCATION · HEALTH

NLC: Coronavirus has exposed Nigeria health, education sector_Femi Ehiabhi

The President of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has said that the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the challenges in Nigeria’s education and health sectors. Speaking to journalists at an investiture/award ceremony organised by the Ethics Resource Center, on Wednesday, the NLC leader, Comrade Wabba, said that the outbreak of the coronavirus… Continue reading NLC: Coronavirus has exposed Nigeria health, education sector_Femi Ehiabhi

POLITICS · WORLD NEWS

Biden hits back after Trump’s attacks on Harris_Femi Ehiabhi

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Wednesday shot back after President Trump complained that Biden's running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), was "nasty" to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. "Donald Trump has already started his attacks, calling Kamala 'nasty,' whining about how she's 'mean' to his appointees," Biden said at a campaign event to introduce Harris as his running… Continue reading Biden hits back after Trump’s attacks on Harris_Femi Ehiabhi

HEALTH · WORLD NEWS

White House, Democrats remain far apart on coronavirus relief_Femi Ehiabhi

President Donald Trump holds a press briefing on Monday as the latest coronavirus relief bill remains stalled in Congress Lawmakers have struggled to find common ground on the bill, with the parties remaining at odds over enhanced jobless benefits, among other issues. Over the weekend Trump signed four executive orders that extend unemployment benefits, provide a payroll tax holiday, defer student… Continue reading White House, Democrats remain far apart on coronavirus relief_Femi Ehiabhi

EDUCATION · HEALTH

Covid-19 guideline breach: Rivers State sacks Principals_Femi Ehiabhi

The Rivers State Government has ordered the sacking of two principals in the Emuoha Local Government Area for flouting the COVID-19 guidelines. The affected principals are those of the Community Secondary School, Elibrada, S. I. Amadi; and his counterpart in Community Secondary School, Rumuji, C.O. Ekwueme. The removal of the school principals was confirmed in… Continue reading Covid-19 guideline breach: Rivers State sacks Principals_Femi Ehiabhi